Why Hay River's pond-hockey tournament is the greatest show on ice

Welcome to the greatest show on ice

Why is Hay River's annual pond-hockey tournament the greatest show on ice? It's obvious: There's 10 outdoor rinks, dozens of teams, hundreds of games, plus music, food and fun – all happening on the frozen fringe of Great Slave Lake in Canada's Northwest Territories.

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